Investors rarely think about how their investments really affect them other than on a financial basis. Though some might incorporate sustainable investing or avoid tobacco stocks etc. for other and/or personal reasons. But looking deeper, investors would realise that all investment actions create numerous effects on the world around us. Just as a pebble thrown into a pond creates ripples throughout the pond, so the accumulation of numerous individual investment actions ultimately affects the…See More
Ethical and socially responsible (SR) investors and funds, through their powerful growing presence, are increasingly succeeding in engaging companies in the process of improving their environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies and actions. And they are proving adept in getting governments and regulatory authorities on their side as well.…See More
It is strange that many Western charities still invest their funds in companies whose activities create the very difficulties they are trying to alleviate. But such problems can be minimised if charities create well designed ethical investment policies.See More
I just created my profile here, and noticed yours as a fellow Canadian.
You may also be interested in joining the Canadian CSR and SD Practitioners Network on LinkedIn. I recently set it up as a forum for dialogue, information sharing, and networking among Canadians who are engaged in various aspects of sustainability and corporate responsibility in Canada.
Hope to see you there!
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